Our Connections

Woburn Abbey and Gardens is proud to have affiliations and connections with a variety of organisations from all over the UK. Find out more about our RHS Partner Garden status or browse below to discover the Treasure Houses, Classic British Hotels and more. 


The Treasure Houses of England

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Woburn Abbey and Gardens is a member of The Treasure Houses of England. Treasure Houses represent ten of the finest historic houses in England. Most are still lived in, and loved, by the families who have owned them for generations. All of the houses are open for your enjoyment, and are home to major collections of fine arts and antique furnishings and surrounded by beautiful parklands and gardens. The ten houses:

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  • Blenheim Palace
  • Burghley House
  • Castle Howard
  • Chatsworth
  • Harewood House
  • Holkham Hall
  • Leeds Castle
  • Hatfield House
  • Woburn Abbey

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Classic British Hotels

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Woburn Abbey and the Treasure Houses of England, a collection of England’s finest historic houses, palaces, castles and gardens, are delighted to introduce our exclusive hotel partner – Classic British Hotels. Experience over 90 quality independent hotels, mainly 4 star, throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland, each with its own distinct character and style. Visit Classic British Hotels and discover...

  • Exclusive Treasure Houses packages for Woburn Abbey with tickets included
  • Superior quality hotel accommodation
  • Award-winning dining featuring fresh, local ingredients
  • Luxury spa experiences at top spa hotels
  • Health clubs with indoor pools & hi-tech gymnasiums
  • Championship golf courses at top golfing hotels

With many hotels near Woburn Abbey including The Woburn Hotel, a charming, historic hotel that is also part of the Duke of Bedford’s Estates. For exclusive offers and to discover England’s Finest with the Treasure Houses of England and Classic British Hotels visit:

www.ClassicBritishHotels.com/THE

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Other Connections

Rockery Pavillion - Summer

Here at Woburn Abbey and Gardens we have close connections with several other local and national organisations. We are a member of the Historic Houses Association and offer a discount to members of English Heritage and the Royal Horticultural Society. You can find out more about discounted entry by taking a look at our ticket types

We're also delighted to be featured by Dacorum Look No Further as one of the leading attractions to be found nearby for residents and visitors to the Dacorum Borough. You can find out more about Dacorum Look No Further on their website.

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Events & Exhibitions

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Humphry Repton: Art & Nature for the Duke of Bedford

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Open to the public between 23rd March and 28th October 2018, the new exhibition explores the fascinating relationship between Repton and one of his greatest clients.
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Summer Holiday Children's Activities

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There's plenty to keep younger visitors entertained at Woburn Abbey during the summer holidays, two trails, crafts and games!
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National Afternoon Tea Week

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Renowned speaker Gillian Perry will talk you through the social history of Afternoon Tea. This English custom was popularised by the 7th Duchess of Bedford, Anna Maria at Woburn Abbey.
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Bat Walk

Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
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Bat Walk

This event has now sold out but we have more dates available.
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Life in a Noble Household

Discover what it was like to work in a great Ducal household from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
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Bat Walk

Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
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Terrarium Workshop

Bedford Estates Head Gardener, Tom Abbott will show you how to create a terrarium which you will then get to take home.
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Bat Walk

Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
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Woburn Abbey triathlon

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Now in its eleventh year, the Woburn Abbey Triathlon - organised by registered charity tri for life, and delivery partner, Human Race events - has raised over £2.4m for its charity partners.
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Woburn Abbey Honey Festival

Join us in a celebration of everything honey, set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey and Gardens.
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Dining Like A Duke

From the earliest times, the consumption of food has evolved from the basic requirements to survive into one of the grandest expressions of wealth and style.
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Adam Frost: Intro into Garden Design

This event has now sold out - please check back at a later date as we are planning similar events to this in the future.
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NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair Evening Champagne Reception

This exclusive Evening Champagne Reception will be hosted by Her Grace, The Duchess of Bedford. Browse over 50 stalls of inspiring gift ideas whilst enjoying a glass of Champagne and canapés. All proceeds from the event tickets will go to the NSPCC.
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NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair

The NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair is an annual event and a highlight of the Woburn calendar.
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Off Road Deer Park Tours

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Join the Deer Keepers for a 1.5 hour tour of the Woburn Abbey Deer Park where you will able to get up close to the beautiful deer.
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Treasury of Trees Walking Tour

Join us for a guided walk in our Quercetum and Pinetum areas of the gardens to discover our treasury of trees.
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Treasures of the Library & Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a private view of some of the treasures housed within Woburn Abbey’s extensive library collection.
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Brunch with Queen Victoria

Follow in the footsteps of the Queen and her 1841 visit to Woburn Abbey. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Duchess' Tearoom followed by an in-depth talk with time to explore the Abbey at your leisure.
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Housekeeper's Know-how

Ever wondered what it takes to preserve and care for a great stately home and its treasures? While we’re closed for the winter, our housekeeping team invites you behind-the-scenes for an exclusive glimpse into what it takes to complete Woburn Abbey’s annual ‘deep-clean’
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Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

A masterclass in Christmas flower-arranging with floral expert, Jonathan Moseley.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2019

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Early Bird rates can now be booked on-line for the Gardeners' Garden Show.